Cybersecurity Jobs in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
UK > Northern Ireland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 24 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 41 34 48
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 -18
Permanent jobs citing Cybersecurity 29 75 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.05% 9.39% 4.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.41% 9.59% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 45 31
10th Percentile £33,875 £31,250 -
25th Percentile £38,938 £37,500 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.50% +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £69,938 £66,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 536 782 695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 93.38% 97.87% 92.67%
Number of salaries quoted 252 448 384
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £41,375
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +20.85% -2.65%
75th Percentile £70,313 £64,625 £57,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,600 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 February 2024.

Salary histogram for Cybersecurity in Northern Ireland

Cybersecurity
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 February 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
County Antrim -6 26 £52,500 -6.67% 9
County Down - 2 - -
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Azure
2 7 (24.14%) AWS
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (13.79%) GCP
5 3 (10.34%) Entra ID
6 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 8 (27.59%) LAN
3 6 (20.69%) WAN
4 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (17.24%) Network Security
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 3 (10.34%) WLAN
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) AppScan
2 1 (3.45%) Burp Suite
2 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (27.59%) Social Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Games
2 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.45%) Law
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Senior
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Business Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Business Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Head of IT
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) OAuth
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security Posture
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.90%) Cyber Threat
4 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Tandem
5 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Kali Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) VMS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Vulnerability Remediation
2 8 (27.59%) SIEM
3 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (20.69%) Security Management
4 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (17.24%) Actionable Insight
5 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
5 5 (17.24%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (17.24%) Impact Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Impact Assessments
5 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
5 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
5 5 (17.24%) Service Management
5 5 (17.24%) TOGAF
6 4 (13.79%) Agile
6 4 (13.79%) DevOps
6 4 (13.79%) Incident Response
6 4 (13.79%) Model Validation
6 4 (13.79%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.90%) Python
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) CISM
2 9 (31.03%) CISSP
2 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (20.69%) SSCP
5 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (13.79%) CEH
6 4 (13.79%) OSCP
6 4 (13.79%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (10.34%) CCNP
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.34%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (10.34%) GIAC
8 2 (6.90%) CCNA
8 2 (6.90%) CCSA
8 2 (6.90%) CCSE
8 2 (6.90%) CISA
8 2 (6.90%) GSEC
8 2 (6.90%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.69%) GDPR
3 2 (6.90%) NIST
3 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.45%) NCSC
4 1 (3.45%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (6.90%) Terraform
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
2 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
3 3 (10.34%) Meraki
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Palo Alto
4 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Apple
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Trustwave